What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

In the addiction treatment realm, you’ll often hear the term “co-occurring” or “co-occurring disorder” tossed around. But what does it mean? When you look closer at the term, it’s not terribly difficult to understand. Your medical professional is simply referring to a condition in which an individual suffers from both…

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The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

When we think of addiction recovery, we typically think of abstinence—stopping drinking or abusing drugs, going through withdrawal, and getting sober. But what we often don’t realize is that in addition to abstaining from addictive substances, quality treatment programs also help us add valuable new processes and steps into our…

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Why Group Recovery Works

Often acknowledging that it’s time to seek treatment for addiction can feel shameful and isolating. When you’ve admitted to yourself and your loved ones that you have a problem, it’s not uncommon to have a low sense of your self-worth and to feel that no one could possibly understand the…

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